ELA and Math CCSS ShowcasesCDE has added new resources from their recent
Math CCSS Showcases. Check out the presentation materials, tools, and sample lessons posted on the Brokers of Expertise site.
RSDSS resources on Common Core State Standards We’ve expanded our resources on Common Core State Standards! More webinars, websites and other resources are now available on our
RSDSS Region 5 website.
Blueprint for Great Schools State Superintendent Tom Torlakson and 59 leaders from across California provide vision and direction for our education system. Download their
Blueprint for Great Schools.
API ReportsThe most recent API reports are now posted on the CDE website. These reports add information about schools’ statewide and similar schools rankings as well as provide the 2010 Base API and the 2011 Growth Target. For more information about the API or how to use the information, contact your RSDSS rep at the county office.
Webinars Webinars are a fabulous way to bring an outside expert voice to your trainings. We’ve updated our list of webinars to include a series on English Learners and more on school and district improvement. We’ve also provided links for two sources of free archived webinars, SchoolsMovingUp and The Leadership and Learning Center.
Single Plan for Student Achievement
Tis the season for many schools and districts to begin work on the Single Plan for Student Achievement (SPSA). CDE has posted a new planning guide and template for the SPSA. The guide provides instructions for a continuous development, implementation, and monitoring of the SPSA.
Quality CountsEducation Week has published the 2011 issue of Quality Counts. In the online edition, readers can look at how California compares to other states in navigating tough economic times in all aspects of K-12 education.
APR Results and AYP Information Guide Final APR results for unified and high school districts have been released now that graduation rates have been calculated. Lists of schools and districts in Program Improvement have also been updated.
Common Core StandardsAs we move toward adopting the Common Core Standards, educators have a need for more information about their content, alignment with current CA standards, and assessment. The following document will help answer some of your questions regarding Common Core Standards: